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Awards & Honors

Hall of Fame

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame - Inducted 1977

Songwriters Hall of Fame - Inducted 1977

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum - Inducted 1980

Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame - Inducted 1992

Rockabilly Hall of Fame - Inducted 1999

Hit Parade Hall of Fame - Inducted 2007

Gospel Music Hall of Fame - Inducted 2011

Memphis Music Hall of Fame - Inducted 2013

Grammy Awards

1967: Best Country & Western Performance Duet, Trio or Group for Jackson"

(With June Carter)

1968: Best Album for Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison

1968: Best Country Vocal Performance, Male for" Folsom Prison Blues"

1968 - Grammy - Jackson

1969: Best Country Vocal Performance,male for "A Boy Named Sue"

1970 - Grammy - Best Album Notes: Nashville Skyline

1970: Best Country Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group for If I Were a Carpenter"(with June Carter)

1985 -Best Country Song Highwayman

1986: Best Spoken Word Recording for "Interviews from the Class of 55" Recording

1991: Legend Award

1994: Best Folk Album  for American Recordings

1997: Best Country Album for Unchained

1999 - Grammy - Lifetime Achievement

2000: Best Male Country Vocal Performance for "Solitary Man"

2002 - Grammy - Shared for Best Country Album

2002: Best Male Country Vocal  Performance for "Give My Love to Rose"

2004: Best Short Form Music Video Hurt Mark Romanek, Video Director; Aris Mcgarry, Video Producer

Bmi Songwriter Awards

1956: Folsom Prison Blues

1956: I Walk the Line

1956: So Doggone Lonesome

1957: Next in Line

1957: Train of Love

1958: Big River

1958: Come in Stranger

1958: Home of the Blues

1958: It's a Little More Like Heaven Where You Are

1959: All over Again

1959: Don't Take Your Guns to Town

1959: I Got Stripes

1959 What Do I Care

1959: Luther's Boogie

1964: Understand Your Man

1969: Folsom Prison Blues

1969: Daddy Sang Bass

Bms Songwriter Award

1957: There You Go

SESAC Songwriting and Publishing Awards

1969: Lorena

1972: Long Legged Guitar Pickin' Man

Cash Box Awards

1956: Most Promising Male Vocalist

1957: Most Programmed Male Country Vocalist

1958: Most Programmed Male Country Artist

1959: Male Country Vocalist of the Year

Billboard Awards

1958: Favorite Country & Western

1959: Favorite Country Album Award for The Fabulous Johnny Cash

American Music Awards

1976: Special Merit Award

1986: Favorite Video Group  Highwayman

Country Music Association Awards

1969: Entertainer of the Year

1969: Single of the Year: A Boy Named Sue

1969: Album of the Year: Johnny Cash at San Quentin

1969: Vocal Duo of the Year: Johnny & June Cash

1969: Founding President's Award

1970:Album of the Year: Johnny Cash at San Quentin (Great Britain)

1970: Entertainer of the Year (Great Britain)

1972:Entertainer of the Year (Great Britain)

1980 - C.m.a. - Hall of Fame Inductee

2003-Single of the Year- (Awarded to Artist and Producer): "Hurt" by Johnny Cash

2003-Album of the Year- (Awarded to Artist and Producer): American Iv: The Man Comes Around by Johnny Cash, Produced by Rick Rubin, Lost Highway Record

2003- Video of the Year- (Awarded to Artist and Director): "Hurt" by Johnny Cash,

Academy of Country Music Awards

1985: Single of the Year for Highwayman

1990: The Pioneer Award

Other Industry Awards

1969: Metronome's Man of the Year

1970: Record World's Album of the Year for Johnny Cash at San Quentin

1970: Record World's Country Artist of the Decade

1970: Music Operators of America Man of the Year

1970: Newspaper Entertainment  Assoc. Man of the Year

1972: Dove Award's Album Liner Notes

1972: Listen Magazine's Man of the Year

1985: A.s.c.a.p. -Tennessee Flat Top Box

1988: R.i.a.a. Multi-platinum Album: Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison

1989: Music City News' the Living Legend Award

1989: Songwriters' Guild of America's Aggie Award,hall of Fame Inductee

1994: Guitar Player Magazines' Best Country Guitar LP for American Recordings

1995: N.a.m.m.i.e. : Best Folk Album Award for American Recordings

1996:rolling Stones's Best Country Artist

1998: National Academy of Songwriters Lifetime Achievement Award

1998: CLIO Music Adaptation for Nissan"assembly Line"

1999: N.a.r.a.s. Memphis Chapter's Premier Player Award

1999: C.c.m.a. Living Legend Award

1999: N.a.m.m.i.e. Heritage Award

2003: MTV Video Music Award for Best Cinematography for "Hurt"

2003- Cmt Flameworthy Special Achievement Award

2003-americana Award: Artist of the Year

2003- Americana Award: Song of the Year "Hurt"

2003- Americana Award:album of the Year "American Iv:the Man Comes Around

Other Awards

1971: Honorary Doctorate of Humanities at Garner Webb University

1972: Audie Murphy Patriotism Award for Spirit of America Festival

1975:International Film & Television Festival of New York's Bronze

Award for Ridin' the Rails

1976: Hollywood Chamber of Commerce's Star on the Walk of Fame

1976: American Medical Assoc. Special Merit Award

1976: Honorary Doctorate  of Humane Letters at National University

1977: The Horatio Alger Award

1979: United Nations Humanitarian Award

1979: Arkansas Broadcasters Assoc.'s The Arkansasn of the Year

1979: Youth for Christ Man of the Year

1981: National Assoc. For Continuing Education President's Award

1986: Jewish National Fund's Shalom Peace Award

1995:Country Weekly Magazine:favorite All Time Male Vocalist

1996: Kennedy Center Honors Lifetime Contribution to American Culture

1996: Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame President's Award

1996:Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame Entertainers Award

1997: Playboy Music Poll Hall of Fame

2001: The Autry Museum's Western Heritage Award

2002: National Medal of Art

2003:Fourth Recipient of the Irving Waugh Award of Excellence.

Presented on the 37th Annual Country Music Association Awards

Johnny Cash's Gold Albums

Ring of Fire ( Best of Johnny Cash ) 1964

I Walk the Line ( 1964 )

Hello I'm Johnny Cash  ( 1970 )

The World of Johnny Cash ( 1970 )

The Johnny Cash Show ( 1970)

The Highwayman ( 1985 ) with Waylon Jennings - Kristofferson and Willie Nelson

American Iv: The Man Comes around' ( 2003)

Johnny Cash Platinum Albums

Johnny Cash Greatest Hits Volume #1 ( 1967 ) 2 Million

Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison (1968 ) 2 Million

Johnny Cash at San Quentin ( 1969 ) 2 Million

The Johnny Cash Collection ( Greatest Hits Vol #2 - 1 Million

16 Biggest Hits  Johnny Cash

No. 1 Songs Cash Logged 14 No. 1

Billboard Hits Listed Here by Song, Date First Charted and Weeks at No. 1

I Walk The Line, June 9, 1956 (Six Weeks)

There You Go, Dec. 22, 1956 (Five Weeks)

Ballad of a Teenage Queen, Jan. 20, 1958 (10 Weeks)

Guess Things Happen That Way, May 26, 1958 (Eight Weeks)

Don't Take Your Guns to Town, Jan. 19, 1959 (Six Weeks)

Ring of Fire, June 8, 1963 (Seven Weeks)

Understand Your Man, Feb. 22, 1964 (Six Weeks)

Folsom Prison Blues (Live Version), June 1, 1968 (Four Weeks)

Daddy Sang Bass, Dec. 7, 1968 (Six Weeks)

A Boy Named Sue, July 26, 1969 (Five Weeks)

Sunday Morning Coming down, Sept. 5, 1970 (Two Weeks)

Flesh and Blood, Dec. 19, 1970 (One Week)

One Piece At A Time, April 10, 1976 (Two Weeks)

Highwayman (by The Highwaymen, with Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson), May 18, 1985 (One Week)